Table 4

Physical activity according to IPAQ scoring, separated by BMI

=<24.9

25–29.9

>= 30


N

251 (25.7%)

p*

402 (41.1%)

p*

325 (33.1%)


IPAQ-scoring

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD


Vigorous activity (min/week)

121.3

(169.1)

0.001

101.2

(155.9)

0.007

70.1

(113.4)

Moderate (min/week)

137.8

(158.2)

0.004

112.8

(147.2)

0.001

94.2

(117.9)

Walking

275.8

(284.8)

0.002

249.9

(271.8)

0.009

242.5

(238.2)

Sitting

2139.2

(879.5)

0.003

2088.1

(855.5)

0.004

2031.9

(977.9)

Total

2674.1

(1959.5)

0.002

2552.0

(1921.5)

0.005

2438.7

(1799.2)

Activity group (%)

Insufficiently active

126

40.1

0.003

202

50.2

0.008

228

70.1

Sufficiently active

109

43.4

0.067

176

43,8

0.079

89

27.4

Highly active

16

6.3

0.042

24

5.9

0.039

9

2.8


* by means of ANCOVA, adjusted for age, disease duration, Kellgren and Lawrence-score and number of comorbidities for comparing normal vs. overweight and overweight vs. obese

Rosemann et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:4   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-5-4

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